Celebrate Spring with an Underwater Egg Hunt Saturday, April 4
Looking for a new way to celebrate Spring? Participate in the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities’ Underwater Egg Hunt from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Saturday, April 4 at Chinquapin Park Recreation Center & Aquatics Facility, located at 3210 King Street in Alexandria.
Ages 6 months to 13 years can jump in and explore the water to find as many eggs as possible. Some special eggs will have prizes. Additional activities include games, Aqua Challenge inflatable obstacle course and special visit from Alex the Bunny.
To register, visit alexandriava.gov/webtrac and search activity #484200. The registration fee is $5 per participant, chaperones free.
For additional information, contact Lindsay Burneson at 703.746.5457.
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